Federal Preliminary Report on New York Limo Crash Offers No Cause Yet

Article 0 Comments The National Transportation Safety Board’s probe of a fatal limousine crash in upstate New York has not yet identified a cause, according to a preliminary report released Monday, after weeks of wrangling between federal inspectors and a local prosecutor over access to physical evidence. The Oct. 6 […]

National Transportation Safety Board Investigating Worker Death in Maryland

Article 0 Comments Federal officials are investigating after a railroad worker was killed at a Baltimore, Md., railyard. National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Keith Holloway said by telephone that a Norfolk Southern worker was fatally injured Thursday morning at the Bayview railyard during the switching of cars. Holloway says the […]

Utility Lays Out Plan Restoring Gas Service After Massachusetts Explosions

Article 0 Comments A natural gas company is releasing its plan for replacing aging pipelines and restoring service to thousands of homes and businesses affected by the natural gas explosions and fires north of Boston last month. Columbia Gas said Tuesday it’s deploying roughly 3,000 workers to replace gas mains, […]

Gas Line Rupture Sparks Fire in Pennsylvania, Injures One Worker

Article 0 Comments A construction crew repairing a water line accidentally struck a gas main in western Pennsylvania, sparking a fire that injured one worker. The blast in Bethel Park occurred around 2 a.m. Wednesday and burned for about two hours before the gas was shut off. The injured worker […]

School Bus Overturns on New Jersey Turnpike, 36 People Hurt

Article 0 Comments Officials say a school bus taking families home from a picnic crashed on the New Jersey Turnpike, sending dozens of people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka says the bus was returning to Newark from his annual Mayor’s Family Reunion/Picnic at Black Bear […]

Officials Say Maryland Construction Worker Died in Elevator Shaft Fall

Article 0 Comments Fire officials in Maryland say a construction worker has died after falling down an elevator shaft. WBAL reported that the accident occurred in Cockeysville, Md., which is outside of Baltimore. Michael David Zeller was working in a building that was being renovated. A preliminary investigation indicates that […]